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Lightspeed is looking for talented and experienced Senior Java Developers. As a Backend developer you will be supporting Lightspeed's Hospitality product group on the mission to expand our reach into new markets and countries while enhancing our advanced hospitality commerce platform.

As a Senior Backend Developer for the L & G Series Core Squad, you will be responsible for maintaining one of our products with a substantial customer base. We are looking for a thoughtful, well-rounded backend engineer to join our team and help build tools that thousands of customers use every day to manage their hospitality offerings.

You will join a healthy and collaborative team, continuously improving our engineering practices and delivering state-of-the-art technology, all while keeping the work environment fun and engaging. Your responsibilities will include optimizing and scaling backend systems, ensuring high performance and availability, and implementing... new features based on user feedback.

You will work closely with other developers, product managers, and stakeholders to deliver high-quality software solutions. This role requires strong problem-solving skills, a deep understanding of backend technologies, and a proactive approach to addressing technical challenges. Above all, your work will change the way the world experiences hospitality!

What you’ll be responsible for

• Creating and extending functionality of our products
• Developing clean,highly maintainable and well tested code
• Develop and evolve our overall backend architecture
• Extending our continuous integration / continuous deployment environment
• Working as part of a team (squad) to deliver product features and functionality
• As part of a squad you get to work with our Product Managers, Architects and Principal developers
• Extending your very own skills by learning from and growing with the team

What you’ll be bringing to the team

• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent foundational knowledge of the Java programming language
• Good knowledge of the Java ecosystem:

• Spring, Spring Boot and the Spring ecosystem
• Maven (or Gradle)
• Testing frameworks like Mockito, Junit, Spock, Testcontainers, Cucumber
• JPA, Hibernate or other ORM
• Other common libraries and tooling like Lombok, Liquibase, Mapstruct, etc

• Experience with relational/SQL (eg. MySQL) databases.
• Experience writing automated unit and functional tests with one of the frameworks.
• Solid foundation of knowledge in computer science
• Able to analyse and debug production problems, incidents and performance issues.

Even better if you have, but not necessary

• Experience in multiple Java ecosystem frameworks.
• Experience scaling Microservice architectures and implementing advanced patterns of distributed and fault tolerant systems
• Experience with non-relational/NoSQL (eg. DynamoDB, Redis) databases
• Experience working in an Agile development environment
• Experience with cloud environments like AWS or GCP and their products
• Experience with Kafka or other real time messaging systems (eg. Pub/Sub)
• Computer Sciences degree or equivalent
• Experience with Docker & Kubernetes and running Java containers in the cloud
• Experience in building and maintaining a CI/CD pipeline
• Knowledge on Security topics (authentication and authorisation patterns, OAuth2, PKI, etc)

Who you are

• You are a team-player who likes to contribute to discussions and share your own experience.
• You are self-motivated with the ability to function effectively in a team environment with minimum supervision.
• You are always seeking improvement and progress.
• You are eager to make decisions and not afraid of making mistakes.

What is in for you

• Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of remote work
• Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale
• Exposure to modern and proven technology
• Opportunity to learn and expand your skill set
• Tons of growth opportunities into technical or people management roles
• Amazing benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders
• Opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth company
• Become a valued part of the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family

... and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

• Lightspeed equity scheme (we are all owners)
• Health & Wellness Credit- expense up to 400 EUR per year towards your gym membership, yoga classes, a new bike or whatever else you do for your health
• Mental Health Support through the Modern Health App- whether it is meditation, coaching or counseling you need - each employee gets access to this platform
• People Experience - Our PX benefit allows you to work from pretty much anywhere in the world for 60 days a year
• LinkedIn Learning: At Lightspeed we believe in having a growth mindset, we provide free access to LinkedIn learning along with your career GPS to help you learn & grow
• Time off to volunteer and give back to your community
• Transit benefit whether you travel by public transport or by car to our Amsterdam office
• Company contribution to your pension fund
• Regular breakfast or lunches, drinks & snacks in our office

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.

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